Program Planning


German (GERM)

German (GERM)
Faculty of Arts and Science

Note:
German courses are offered by the Department of Modern Languages. However, German programming has been suspended until further notice.

German 1000

Beginners’ German I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-2-0
Fundamentals of spoken and written German. Use of the language laboratory.
Note:
For students with little or no knowledge of German. Mandatory placement test for all registrants.
May not be taken for credit by students with German 30 or German 31.

German 1100

Beginners’ German II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-2-0
Continuation of German 1000
Prerequisite(s):
One of German 1000 or [German 10, 20, or equivalent] AND
A satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test
Note:
May not be taken for credit by students with German 30 or German 31.

German 1500

Intermediate Language I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-1-0
Development of language skills; oral expression, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Use of the language laboratory.
Prerequisite(s):
One of German 1100 or [German 30, 31, or equivalent] AND
A satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test

German 2000

Intermediate Language II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-1-0
The finer points of grammar; refinement of writing style, further training in the skills of speaking, reading and listening comprehension. Use of the language laboratory.
Prerequisite(s):
German 1500

German 2200

Post-War Culture and Civilization
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Text and film-based study of aspects of German post-war culture and civilization.
Prerequisite(s):
German 1500

German 2250

German Immersion
Credit hours: 3.0
Other hours: Immersion in a German milieu
Academic and living experiences in a German milieu. Institution to be approved by the Department. For students taking part in the German Visiting Student Programme only.
Prerequisite(s):
Two German courses (6.0 credit hours) at the 2000 level with a minimum ‘C minus’ (‘C-’) grade in each
Grading: Pass/Fail
 
Note:
German 2250 is a required course for the major in German for the B.A. and BASc. and for the Modern Languages Education: German major. German 2250 is a recommended course for Modern Languages Education: German minors.
It is recommended that Modern Languages Education: German majors successfully complete German 2250 before enrolling in Professional Semester I.

German 2300

Introduction to German Literature
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Improvement of reading skills in the German language. Appreciation and understanding of German literature; its relation to life.
Prerequisite(s):
German 1500

German 3000

Advanced Language
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Structural and stylistic refinements of German.
Prerequisite(s):
German 2000

German 3300

German Literature and Culture (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Aspects of German Literature and Culture.
Prerequisite(s):
Two German courses (6.0 credit hours) at the 2000 level or above

German 4995

Undergraduate Thesis
Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week:
Variable
This is a challenging, work-intensive, research-oriented course in which students will conduct fieldwork, text, library-based, or empirical research, submit a report in the form of an undergraduate thesis which will be made publicly available, and report orally on the work.
Prerequisite(s):
Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours) AND
A cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher
Note:
Contact hours will vary. Students should be aware that this course involves regular contact with the Thesis Supervisor as well as considerable independent work.